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Amazon (company): American technology and e-commerce company
Amazon.com, Inc. is an American multinational technology company based in Seattle, Washington, which focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence. It is one of the Big Five companies in the U.S. information technology industry, along with Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Facebook. The company has been referred to as "one of the most influential economic and cultural forces in the world", as well as the world's most valuable brand.

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Brazil says it's ready to end deforestation in Amazon. But there's a price tag [Video]

Brazil says it's ready to end deforestation in Amazon. But there's a price tag

As the Biden climate summit gets underway, there is growing focus on Brazil – a notorious offender of deforestation since Bolsonaro was elected. Now the Brazilian government says it’s re-committed..

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Amazon introduces Fire TV Cube with Dolby vision, 4K 60fps support in India [Video]

Amazon introduces Fire TV Cube with Dolby vision, 4K 60fps support in India

Tech company Amazon has launched the Fire TV Cube in India. The device can be used to turn a TV into a smart TV, but it also offers hands-free controls for all Alexa enabled devices. According to..

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Bezos Says Amazon Needs a ‘Better Vision’ for Employees in Shareholder Letter [Video]

Bezos Says Amazon Needs a ‘Better Vision’ for Employees in Shareholder Letter

The letter, released on April 15, marks Jeff Bezos' final correspondence as Amazon CEO

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Amazon, Google, Starbucks Among Companies Opposing Voting Restrictions [Video]

Amazon, Google, Starbucks Among Companies Opposing Voting Restrictions

Hundreds of executives from high-profile companies have signed a "nonpartisan" statement condemning discriminatory voting legislation

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Serena Williams docuseries in the works [Video]

Serena Williams docuseries in the works

Tennis superstar Serena Williams is inviting cameras into her life both on and off the court for a new Amazon docuseries.

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Amazon workers in US state of Alabama vote against forming a union [Video]

Amazon workers in US state of Alabama vote against forming a union

Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama, overwhelmingly voted against joining the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union.

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Amazon Warehouse Workers Vote Against Unionizing in Alabama [Video]

Amazon Warehouse Workers Vote Against Unionizing in Alabama

Amazon employees at the Bessemer, AL, warehouse was 1,798 to 738

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Amazon Illegally Fired Activist Workers, National Labor Board Finds [Video]

Amazon Illegally Fired Activist Workers, National Labor Board Finds

Maren Costa and Emily Cunningham were fired by Amazon last year

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CNN10 - 4/5/21 [Video]

CNN10 - 4/5/21

Today’s special edition focuses on Amazon: its technology, its profits, the challenges it has faced and created, and the concerns about its level of control.

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Deliveroo shares plunge on market debut [Video]

Deliveroo shares plunge on market debut

CNN’s Anna Stewart reports on Amazon-backed food delivery app Deliveroo’s IPO in London.

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Spring Reboot | Morning Blend [Video]

Spring Reboot | Morning Blend

Spring Reboot

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Conservative Alabama could be home to Amazon's first union in the US [Video]

Conservative Alabama could be home to Amazon's first union in the US

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Amazon Exec’s Jab At Bernie Flops [Video]

Amazon Exec’s Jab At Bernie Flops

An Amazon executive attempted to mock Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is traveling to Alabama to meet with Amazon employees who are pushing to unionize.

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Amazon Delivery Drivers Must Sign ‘Biometric Consent’ Forms or Risk Losing Job [Video]

Amazon Delivery Drivers Must Sign ‘Biometric Consent’ Forms or Risk Losing Job

This week, Amazon delivery drivers nationwide were prompted to sign a “biometric consent” form

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Elon Musk Responds to Criticism From Bernie Sanders Regarding His Wealth [Video]

Elon Musk Responds to Criticism From Bernie Sanders Regarding His Wealth

The Vermont senator took to Twitter last week to criticize the wealth of both Musk and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos

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The Connection on Amazon Prime | Morning Blend [Video]

The Connection on Amazon Prime | Morning Blend

The Connection on Amazon Prime

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Anil Deshmukh Corruption row: NCP says 'no need for resignation'| Oneindia News [Video]

Anil Deshmukh Corruption row: NCP says 'no need for resignation'| Oneindia News

The BJP on Monday demanded the imposition of the President's rule in Maharashtra. India and Pakistan will hold a meeting in Delhi to discuss the Indus water sharing issue on March 23-24. Uttarakhand..

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Amazon, NOAA impacting growth at Lakeland Linder Airport [Video]

Amazon, NOAA impacting growth at Lakeland Linder Airport

Amazon, NOAA impacting growth at Lakeland Linder Airport

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Hear Amazon employee's allegations of union busting [Video]

Hear Amazon employee's allegations of union busting

Jennifer Bates, an Amazon warehouse employee in Alabama, testified before the Senate about working conditions and the company’s anti-union efforts. Amazon says her comments don’t represent “the..

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New book 'Fulfillment' is about America, Amazon and inequality [Video]

New book 'Fulfillment' is about America, Amazon and inequality

Brian Stelter interviews Alec MacGillis about his new book “Fulfillment,” an incisive look at “Amazon’s America” and an extreme “landscape of inequality.” He says “the lengthening..

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Amazon Prime Video app update will let users play episodes on shuffle [Video]

Amazon Prime Video app update will let users play episodes on shuffle

Online streaming giant Amazon Prime Video is all set to update its app to add a new feature with an ability to shuffle the episodes automatically for the users to enjoy their binge-worthy shows...

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A new climate study shows Amazon deforestation has even more of a global impact [Video]

A new climate study shows Amazon deforestation has even more of a global impact

A new climate study shows Amazon deforestation has even more of a global impact, bringing potentially long lasting damage to our world. CNN meteorologist Tyler Mauldin has the details.

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Amazon apologises for tweet denying workers are forced to urinate in bottles

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Killer Mike Says Amazon Workers Union Would Make For Better Deliveries

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Amazon Sued for Pulling Job Offers from People Testing Positive for Weed

Amazon's allegedly been retracting job offers from people who use marijuana ... and now Jeff Bezos' company is getting sued. There's a new class-action lawsuit against Amazon in New York, where one guy..
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Billionaire MacKenzie Scott marries science teacher after divorce from Jeff Bezos

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Billionaire philanthropist and author MacKenzie Scott, who is the former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has married a science teacher from her children's school.
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'It's a bit like shoplifting': What it feels like to walk out of Amazon's till-less store 'without paying'

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This must be what it feels like to go shoplifting, I thought, as I walked out of Amazon's new till-less shop in London.
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Waterstone's and Amazon urged to add warning tags as anti-vaccination book sales surge

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Anti-vaccination books are being sold on Amazon and the websites of Waterstones and Foyles - amid calls for warnings on items to combat the spread of misinformation.
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Amazon Changes New App Icon After Hitler Mustache Comparisons

Amazon's done some much-needed trimming to its new app icon after users noticed it looked a lot like a very infamous mustache -- Hitler's. The company just made a rather simple but effective fix to the..
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DNA Special: Deities have been insulted in name of freedom of expression, says Allahabad HC on 'Tandav' row

Allahabad HC rejected anticipatory bail of Aparna Purohit, the head of India Originals, Amazon Prime Video in web series 'Tandav' case.
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Streaming bosses defend models but seem open to exploring change at inquiry

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Spotify, Apple and Amazon bosses have defended their music streaming models to a government inquiry investigating how revenue is distributed - but agreed they would potentially be willing to "get..
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Rare cactus from Amazon flowers for first time in UK - and for one night only

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A rare cactus from the Amazon rainforest has flowered for the first time in the UK - and for one night only.
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Amazon sued over coronavirus safety measures at two warehouses

Amazon is being sued by New York over allegations it failed to provide staff at two warehouses with a safe working environment at the height of coronavirus infections in the city.
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Thousands of Amazon workers mistakenly told to isolate after being given incorrect COVID test results

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Almost 4,000 Amazon employees were mistakenly told to isolate by NHS Test and Trace.
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Fake Amazon reviews being sold 'in bulk' for £5 each online

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Fake reviews for goods sold on Amazon's Marketplace are being touted "in bulk" for as little as £5 each, according to a consumer group.
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Sunak 'considering Amazon tax' to claw back pandemic borrowing

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Amazon and other major internet retailers could be hit with a new online sales tax to help the UK pay its debts after extensive borrowing during the pandemic.
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Tesco leads retail charge for 'Amazon tax' to create level playing field

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Tesco and a string of other retailers have united to demand a "level playing field" in the tax system as the coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc on high street jobs.
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Jeff Bezos steps aside as Amazon chief but 'is not really going anywhere'

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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has pledged to focus on "new products and early initiatives" after announcing he is to step down as chief executive later this year.
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Jeff Bezos Passing Amazon CEO Torch to New Exec, Still Chief on Board

Jeff Bezos is letting go of the Amazon reins, day-to-day at least, and while he's not vanishing altogether from the office, it's clear his focus elsewhere. Bezos' departure as CEO was announced Tuesday..
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Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO after Christmas quarter sales exceed $100bn

jeff bezos to step down as amazon ceo after christmas quarter sales exceed $100bn
Amazon has announced its founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is to step down from running the business as it reported record revenues for its core Christmas quarter, topping $100bn for the first time with help..
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Amanda Gorman's Books Leap to Amazon Best Sellers Hours After Inauguration

Amanda Gorman's poem at President Biden's Inauguration didn't just make her a household name, it put her at the top of Amazon's Best-Sellers list. Hours after reading her poem, "The Hill We Climb" and..
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A mass transfer of COVID-19 patients in the Amazon's biggest city is taking place amid a shortage of oxygen tanks, as the UK's transport secretary says Britain was only aware of a new variant..
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Viral video: Amazon delivery man rides horse to drop off orders amid snowfall in Srinagar

The video shows the delivery executive riding a horse on the snow-covered roads in Srinagar and delivering a parcel to the customer.
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Amazon Delivery Driver Caught on Video Peeing in Front of Door

Talk about a piss poor decision from an Amazon delivery driver ... this one in Florida -- shocker -- where the driver was caught on video peeing in front of the customer's apartment door. This whizz..
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Amazon Driver Chewed Out for Causing Huge Traffic Jam

An Amazon driver making deliveries parked his van in the middle of the road, and then got confronted by people who were held up behind him ... but a key piece of information is missing to direct the..
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CAIT asks ED to take strict action against Amazon

Despite the constant violations no action has been taken against Amazon because of which the seven crore traders of the country are feeling cheated
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Amazon Selling Children's Doll with Racist Description of Braided Hair

Amazon's at it again ... peddling a product with a blatantly racist description that somehow slipped through the cracks -- this time taking aim at a doll's braided hair. Check out this children's doll..
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Amazon's Alexa Accused of Sharing Anti-Semitic Messages, Holocaust Lies

Alexa -- Amazon's popular virtual helper -- is spewing out hateful anti-Semitic conspiracies and even lies about the Holocaust ... according to the UK’s All-Party Parliamentary Group Against..
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Amazon Giving $500M in Holiday Bonuses to Frontline Workers

Amazon's buying lots of love this year ... by giving away $500 million in holiday bonuses to its frontline workers. The shipping giant announced Thursday the one-time bonus will go to frontline..
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Against curbs on cross-border data storage & sharing, says Amazon


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‘Officials abroad’, Amazon skips meet


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Overseas travel restrictions prevented executives from appearing before parliamentary panel, explains Amazon

Representatives of Amazon.com Inc in India have refused to appear before a parliamentary panel reviewing the country's privacy bill, an Indian lawmaker said on Friday, an allegation the US commerce..
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Michael Blackson's Bummed 'Coming To America 2' Won't Be In Theaters

Michael Blackson's bummed the "Coming To America" sequel won't premiere on the big screen this holiday season ... but he thinks Amazon is making a savvy business move. We got the comedian outside Catch..
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Anti-Amazon Protest in L.A., Activists Marching to Jeff Bezos' Home

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Amazon Says More Than 19,000 Employees Contracted Coronavirus

Amazon is dropping some alarming stats and, in case you were wondering, life on the frontlines ain't easy for their employees ... nearly 20,000 of whom they believe caught COVID-19. The shipping giant..
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'Bosch' Star John Marshall Jones Puts Out Fire, Nabs Alleged Arsonist

Cops are calling John Marshall Jones a hero ... not only for rushing out of his house in his underwear to douse a fire, but for chasing down the alleged arsonist behind the blaze. John, who played..
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7 Indian-Americans on Forbes' list of 400 wealthiest people in US: All you need to know

7 Indian-Americans have featured in Forbes' list of 400 richest people in the US. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has once again topped the list, with a net worth of USD 179 billion.
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PM Modi pitches India as ‘trusted’ business partner at US-India Strategic Partnership Forum

Making a strong pitch for India being a “trusted” economic partner, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday invited US businesses to “join India’s journey” out of the pandemic. India had..
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Amazon Yanks Misogynistic Shirts Attacking Kamala Harris, 'Joe & the Hoe'

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Online retail platforms' share in smartphone market increased to 43% during COVID-19 pandemic

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‘Bug bounty’ helps techies make a killing amid Covid lockdown

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Europe threatens digital taxes without global deal, after U.S. quits talks

France said a U.S. decision to quit global talks on how to tax big digital firms such as Google, Amazon and Facebook was a "provocation" and the European Union said it could impose taxes even if no..
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EU ready to go it alone on taxation of digital firms

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